He was born at Mount Albion, Prince Edward Island, the son of Robert Jenkins and Jessie Currie. Jenkins graduated from the Commercial College in Charlottetown in 1889. For a time, he was involved in the trade in eggs with the United States and then entered the grocery trade in Charlottetown. In 1897, he married Minnie M. Hooper. He was the 22nd mayor of Charlottetown from 1923 to 1924. Jenkins was defeated when he ran for reelection to the House of Commons in 1930.
" Jenkins of Ottawa Gord"
Jenkins of Ottawa Jan"
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Also the Harold Jenkins was one of the brothers of my grandfather
For more on both of them quite the quite considerable number of web references to "Jenkins Groceteria" of Calgary on Google web page - Harold went west and started first store which grew into a chain =Jenkins Groceteria - firm lasted till 1950s -the purchased by Safeway an even larger western Canada grocery chain
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